The Hundred Dresses - The Contest Summary & Analysis

Eleanor Estes
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Maddie thinks about the situation and she's glad that she has never made fun of Wanda. She knows she can never tell Peggy that she shouldn't make fun of Wanda. She wishes she had the courage to write Peggy a note asking her to stop. Maddie, however, is afraid. She wears Peggy's hand-me-down dresses. Her mother changes them some, adding trimming in the hope that no one will realize that it's Peggy's old dress, but Maddie is afraid that the girls will begin to make fun of her if she speaks up for Wanda.

Wanda sometimes talks about specific dresses and thinking about that makes Maddie wonder who'll win the drawing contest in their class. The girls are supposed to draw a dress and the boys are supposed to draw a motorboat. One girl and one boy will win a medal as a...

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